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Oakland Police Department CA
Wednesday July 3rd, 2013 :: 03:00 p.m. PDT


Have a Safe Holiday

Oakland, CA — During the July 4th holiday, Oakland Police Department patrol officers will be deployed in areas of Oakland expected to have the highest amount of gunshot and firework activity based on information recorded by ShotSpotter in recent months and data from last year’s holiday.

Officers will respond to ShotSpotter activations in these areas and arrest anyone caught discharging a firearm in public. Patrol officers will be deployed throughout the city to maintain the peace, prevent crime and violence, and arrest drunk drivers.

If you observe any illegal fireworks or gunfire, call the Fireworks Tip Line at 510-238-2373.

TIP LINE at 777-2805.Call Crime Stoppers of Oakland at 510-777-8572 or the Tip Line at 777-3211.

Nixle Tip Watch allows tipsters to send OPD a tip three ways:
1. Text TIP OAKLANDPD to 888777 from your cell phone
2. Call our toll-free tip hotline at 855-TIPS-247 (855-847-7247)
3. Respond to OPD's Nixle messages

For more information, please contact the Media Relations Office at (510) 238-7230 or Visit to receive Oakland Police Department alerts, advisories and community messages, or follow OPD on Twitter, @oaklandpoliceca.

Oakland Police Department CA
455 7th St
Oakland, CA 94607

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-777-3333

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